Quarter-Final Time - Commonwealth Games Beach Tournament Heating Up in Australia

The Commonwealth Games inaugural beach volleyball tournament preliminary round is over, and the competition will heat up on Tuesday with the beginning of the knockout stage at Coolangatta Beach in Australia's Gold Coast, Queensland.

Pool play wrapped up on Monday, with both of Canada’s teams going undefeated so far to win their pools.  On Monday, Sam Pedlow and Sam Schachter defeated Scotland 2-0, and women’s team of Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan beat England 2-0. 

Get full results, statistics, schedules and more on the official Gold Coast 2018 website.  In Canada, the Commonwealth Games is available for viewing on DAZN.

Each of the men's and women's events included 12 teams in three pools of four for the first phase. The top two of each pool and the best two of the third-ranked teams advance to Tuesday's quarterfinals, which are followed by semifinals on April 11 and the medals matches on April 12.

Note that the Gold Coast is 15 hours ahead of Eastern time.

Men's Quarterfinals, all times local :

11:00 Apostolou/Chrysostomou (CYP) v Pedlow/Schachter (CAN)

12:00 Brodzki/Cook (SCO) v Gregory/Sheaf (ENG)

17:00 O'Dea/O'Dea (NZL) v Stewart/Williams (TTO)

19:30 McHugh/Schumann (AUS) v Kamara/Lombi (SLE)


Women's Quarterfinals, all times local :

15:00 Matauatu/Pata (VAN) v Grimson/Palmer (ENG)

16:00 Artacho del Solar/Clancy (AUS) v Mutatsimpundu/Nzayisenga (RWA)

20:30 Polley/Wills (NZL) v Angelopoulou/Konstantinou (CYP)

21:30 Beattie/Coutts (SCO) v Humana-Paredes/Pavan (CAN)


Women’s Team

Melissa Humana-Paredes, Toronto, Ontario

Sarah Pavan, Kitchener, Ontario

Coaching staff on site: Steve Anderson


Men’s Team

Sam Schachter, Richmond Hill, Ontario

Sam Pedlow, Barrie, Ontario

Coaching staff on site: Ahren Cadieux


Photo: Dan Galbraith, Commonwealth Games Canada

For further information:

Commonwealth Games Canada

Sylvie Bigras

Communications Chief – Team Canada 2018

AUS #: +61 042 2445960



Volleyball Canada

Jackie Skender

Director, Communications